Every parent has fond memories of their favorite books of childhood ranging from stories of adventure, suspense, humor, and heartfelt drama.
Have you discovered your own child’s favorite type of book? If you haven’t, keep experimenting with different types of literature to find what peaks your child’s interests.
Start a Home Library for Your Child
Start a home library of classic children’s books to ensure your child has plenty of books to choose from. Research studies show that the number of “hardcopy” books available to children in their home directly correlates with their overall literacy development. Simply having books available in your home improves their reading outcomes.
Here are some of Famlii’s favorite children’s books to kick start your library and to help your child develop their own love of reading. Enjoy!.
All-Time Classic Children’s Book Favorites
by Peggy Rathman
Kids love sneaky gorilla and his night time antics.
by Robert Munsch
Little girls need more positive role models like this take-charge Princess.
by William Steig
Clever kids will love how Dr. De Soto outwits the Fox.
by Jon Stone, Michael Smollin
Don't Turn the Page! You'll never forget your child's reaction to lovable Grover.
by Audrey Wood
Is there a bear? Who ate the strawberry? Are we the bears? Your kids will get a kick out of it!
by Eric Carle
A beautifully artistic way to learn about colors, animals, and literary repetition.
by Virginia Lee Burton
A classic tale of city versus country life, and how time changes the world around us.
by P.D. Eastman
Stop, Dog, Stop! The light is red. Simple, yet immensely enjoyable reading.
by Esphyr Slobodkina
Act out this book with your child. You'll both be laughing!